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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Japanese : Valley
  • Melanesian : Sweetheart
  • Tonkinese : Youth
  • Andalusian : Bull that charges randomly
  • Russian : Fairy princess

Girl name variations

How Popular Is The Name Tani

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : from a pet form of the personal names Gaetano or Ottaviano.
  • Japanese : topographic name meaning ‘valley’, taken by many families. It is found chiefly in western Japan. The most ancient bearers are listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku. Tani is also a common element in many other surnames.

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